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Laboratory Technologist - Molecular - Full Time Day

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

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Department of Molecular Pathology (MSH) -  Req Number:2375430

Job Title: Laboratory Technologist

Roles & Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks.
  • Performs technical procedures in Molecular Pathology, Tumor Cytogenomics, Flow Cytometry as outlined in the policy and procedure manual(s).
  • Performs periodic/scheduled and as needed maintenance on instrumentation/equipment. Maintains documentation including remedial action for problems encountered.
  • Performs quality control and calibration procedures when indicated; verifies in laboratory information system; records on Levy-Jennings charts; signs QC logs.
  • Ensures that all required Quality Control and/ or calibration procedures are completed by signing out the records appropriately- per shift/daily/monthly etc., a) All QC are logged in the LIS and indicated on the Charts when needed)Signs all QC Logs.
  • Maintains all records as per the regulatory requirements: card files, patient requisitions, LIS Documentation, statistical data.
  • Consults with the Supervisor or the Pathologist, if needed, on all important results, conflicting or out of range (recognized patterns specified in policy) results. Notes inadequate volume and/ or abnormal appearance of sample
  • Reviews all Critical Test results by repeat analysis if necessary, and communicates the same to Nursing Staff/ Physician every time. Supervisor/Pathologist is always notified in extreme cases. Enters the details of the Critical Value communication in LIS.
  • Assists in Inventory Control to assure adequate supplies (QC, reagents, calibrators and other consummables0 are available and reagents are stored properly (temperature sensitive). Supplies are dated appropriately when placed in use.
  • Participates in other projects/duties as assigned by the Supervisor/ Lab Management.
  • Takes initiative in resolving instrument related problems and finding alternate options for test processing



B.S. in Medical Technology or equivalent education to meet NYS DOH technologist standards. 
ASCP preferred or NCA certification
Participates in the training of other staff members.
Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements.
Identifies learning strengths and needs
Utilizes learning resources.
Participates in continuing education. Attends at least four continuing education sessions a year. 
Excellent in oral and written communication since there is a daily communication with external public like doctors, nurses, medical secretaries, etc.
Ability to solve problems involving specimens; Patience and finesse in the telephone
Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients and their families 
Promotes team approach and clear communication for problem resolution in a timely manner.
Communicates suggestions/ new ideas for improving work performance/ operations.
Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the laboratory, hospital staff and extended community.

1. Clinical Laboratory Technologist
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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